Miscellaneous nineteenth and twentieth century illustrated and photographic postcards, showing architectural details and scenes. Mostly from Great Britain and France, and some with manuscript messages and inscriptions. ( 1 reviews )
Nineteenth century Japanese binding in paper covers, stitched with green thread. Paste-on paper title panel to rear, along with inventory label bearing 791. Includes 1 fold-out loose-leaf page of Japanese text.
Engraved plates of architectural shapes and geometries, some doublefold. Trade labels for James and Joseph Thomson, booksellers and stationers, 39 Market Street, Manchester, inside front cover. Printed by C. and J. Adlard, Bartholomew Close, London.
Manuscript signature 'Campbell Douglas, Glasgow' on title page. Typed label inside to front: 'gifted by Mrs Campbell Douglas. November 1920.' Directions to binder printed to rear. Rebound in blue twentieth century buckram. Former library number painted in white onto spine. Decorative frontispiece. Dedication page to the noblemen and gentlemen educated at Eton School. Manuscript description and rendering of the arms of Whale to rear.
-byScamozzi, Vincenzo; Brown, John; Leybourn, William
Nineteenth century calfskin binding with embossed decorative border. Portrait frontispiece reads 'The booke of architecture by Vincent Scamozzi, Mr. Builder of Venice. With very large additions by other hands.' Some pencil calculations inside front cover. Pencil drawings, including grandfather clock on verso of plates 27, 30. Double-fold rule immediately preceeding page 17 and further inserted engravings, some double-fold, in the remainder of this section. Measurement tables to rear...
Original coloured paper covers. Late 20th century paper and oilcloth covers surrounding. "Published under the authority of the Department of Science and Art, and recommended in its list of publications." Victoria Regina insignia to title page.
Early 20th century yellow cloth binding with black-printed letters, plain border and illustration of a shoe. Retains blue paper dust jacket with blue printed letters and illustrations. Publisher's device to title page. Printed by Butler & Tanner, Frome.
Eighteenth century brown calfskin binding with gold tooled borders. Type by Alexander Wilson & Son, Glasgow. Library's copy exhibited at The Page Right Printed: an exhibition of the work of the private presses from William Morris to the present day, held at Glasgow School of Art from 1-12 May 1973 (exhibit 5).
Book 1 features a dedication page from Robert Peake to Henry, Prince of Wales. Manuscript note dated 1756 on verso of book 3, chapter 4, fol. 1: "On the sixth of Nov. the Rotunda of the ancient Pantheon at Rome suddenly fell in, to the [ ] demolition of that amazing
Eighteenth century calfskin binding with 4 bands to the spine, separated by gold tooling. 'Epicteti' in gold tooling on red title band. Bookplate of J. Stewart Hepburn of Colquhalzie by Kirkwood and Son inside front cover. Motto 'keep tryste'. Type by Alexander Wilson & Son, Glasgow. Library's copy exhibited at The Page Right Printed: an exhibition of the work of the private presses from William Morris to the present day, held at Glasgow School of Art from 1-12 May 1973 (exhibit 3).
Mid twentieth century green cloth binding with red-printed letters, borders and Templeton logo to front. Original red, white and pink dust jacket. Includes portrait frontispiece of author. Timeline of partners to rear. "This booklet has been published in limited numbers and in modest form, necessary because of war-time conditions." Item exhibited at Carpets of Distinction, Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh from 10 November 2012 - 12 January 2013. Part of the Stoddard Design Library...
Original coloured paper covers. Late 20th century paper and oilcloth covers surrounding. "Published under the authority of the Department of Science and Art, and recommended in its list of publications." Victoria Regina insignia to title page. Advertisement for Architectural Museum, Canon Row, Parliament Square to rear.
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Original coloured paper covers. Late 20th century paper and oilcloth covers surrounding. Publisher's advertisements to rear. "Published under the authority of the Department of Science and Art, and recommended in its list of publications." Victoria Regina insignia to title page.
Adam Luke Gowans graduated with an MA from the University of Glasgow in 1895 before entering publishing. This scrapbook was probably used to compile examples of historiated initials and letters that could be used as the basis for those in his published works.
Agent's trade label pasted on to title page: All information regarding supplying the above, also special designs and estimates, will be supplied by G[eorge]. H. Potts, agent, 92 Princes Street, Edinburgh. Further Potts label to exterior binding. Former GSA library label inside front cover marking location as cupboard P shelf 77. Pencil manuscript inscription Robert Robertson 359 to title page, now crossed through. Further pencil inscription School of Art. Further pen manuscript inscription, now...
Instructional card published by Vyse and Hill, Wolfe Street, Stoke on knitting socks for men and boys inserted to front, and inscribed S. E. Aug 11th 1900. Newspaper cutting of Princess Elizabeth as a baby in Hyde Park before her trip to Scotland also inserted.
Early 20th century green cloth binding with Art Nouveau style letters, repeated candle flame motif, and vignette of stylised flame. Gold-stamped letters and candle flames to spine. Printed by Richard Clay & Sons, London.
Mid-late 19th century red buckram binding with red leather to corners and spine. Plain gold borders. Gold tooled 'Greetings Cards' to spine. Scrapbook of mounted greetings cards for Christmas, New Year and Valentine's Day.
Printed by C. Whittingham, Took's Court, Chancery Lane, London. Publishers' descriptions of other Shaw publications pasted-in to front. Pencil notations throughout. Rebound in twentieth century black cloth with gold letters to spine.
Miscellaneous full-colour engraved plates of European costume and fashion, collected and pasted into twentieth century scrapbook with green oilcloth boards and green buckram to corners and spine. scrapbooks.